Laura E. Turner, MPAff

Laura E. Turner, MPAff

Director of Development

Laura has served in the development office for more than ten years, beginning with administrative support and moving into donor cultivation, stewardship and alumni engagement. Laura is proud to be part of the UT Austin Social Work community and loves connecting people who want to truly make a difference with our students and faculty.  “Everyone wants to support the school…they just don’t know it yet” is her motto!

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, home-improvement projects, traveling, and spending time outdoors.


  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin - College of Communication
  • M.P.Aff., The University of Texas at Austin - LBJ School of Public Affairs


Social Work Building (SSW)


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd 3.106HA
STOP D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358